B. Braun

Industrial Engineer I (PAB)

Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
Requisition ID
2021-18395
Company
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
1
Category
Manufacturing
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
M-F; 8am - 5pm
Site
Irvine, CA

Overview

About B. Braun 

 

B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, ostomy and wound care, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®.

 

Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 64,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise® philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit www.BBraunUSA.com.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

 

The Operations Engineer is responsible for reviewing production processes, inventory control, material flow, cost analysis, finance, and/or a variety of other business and technical programs to formulate and develop new or modified solutions to business issues affecting operational efficiency and effectiveness.

 

Together with the Manufacturing Supervision, QC Process Control, Technical Services and Quality Engineering teams, the incumbent of this position will be accountable for the performance of their assigned operational area against shared business objectives such as safety, quality, compliance, and production costs/output. The incumbent will collaborate with peers to manage performance of equipment, systems, and processes; and will work to improve the output, efficiency or quality of the associated manufactured pro

 

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Applies engineering techniques to design, develop, test and evaluate integrated systems for managing industrial production processes including human work factors, quality control, inventory control, logistics and material flow, cost analysis and production coordination.
  • Applies statistical methods and performs mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, staff requirements and production standards.
  • Considers workflow, layout and safety measures when designing industrial plants and facilities.
  • Coordinates quality control objectives and activities to resolve production problems, maximize product reliability and minimize cost.
  • Drafts and designs layout of equipment, materials and workspace to illustrate maximum efficiency, using drafting tools and computer. Ensures design meets organizational and production goals.
  • Will be considered a company leader or high-level consultant. Must be expert in area of specialization.
  • Will determine program standards, objectives and requirements.
  • Will work with key leaders to make important organizational decisions. At higher job levels will supervise large groups of employees.
  • Analyzes and plans capacity, workforce utilization, space requirements, workflow, and designs layout of workspace based on lean principles to meet business requirements.
  • Creates and maintains visual management to sustain gains for stakeholders. This includes facilitating and ensuring Function or  Business Units compliance to the KPIs Tier Reviews and Performance Heat Maps structure, and standards.
  • Facilitates Continuous Improvement interventions (KAIZEN events), activities and employee involvement teams throughout the organization.
  • Resolves Quality deviations following DMAIC and PDCA methodologies.
  • Assures that predicted savings and other financial benefits are tracked, validated, reported, and applied to organization’s operating results.
  • Assists Business Units to eliminate waste and improve processes with targets, objectives and schedules consistent with strategic analysis and plans; coordinate Business Unit Lean savings plans, goals and objectives.
  • Serves as a continuous improvement agent. Provides leadership, coaching, and training in Lean thinking, Lean production, and 6 Sigma.

 

The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

 

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Requires full working knowledge of relevant business practices and procedures in professional field. Uses standard theories, principles and concepts and integrates them to propose a course of action.
  • Works under general supervision. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals. May periodically assist in orienting, training, assigning & checking the work of other peers.
  • Judgement is required in resolving all day-to-day problems
  • Contacts are primarily with department supervisors, leads, subordinates, and peers. Occasional contact with external contractors/vendors.
  • Experience working in a Manufacturing environment (Pharmaceutical/Medical device) preferred.

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc.

 

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 02-04 years related experience required.
  • Applicable industry/professional certification preferred.
  • Ability to work non-standard schedule as needed
  • Regular and predictable attendance.

Desired:

  • N/A

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

 

 

B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com..

Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.

Other

Responsibilities: Other Duties:

 

 The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Physical Demands:

 The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is expected to:

  • Moderate Work - Exstering up oto 40 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs of force constantly to move objects.

Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:

  • Occasionally:N/A
  • Frequently: Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull, Stand, Sit
  • Constantly: N/A

Activities:

  • Occasionally: Handling, Push/pull, Stooping/squatting
  • Frequently: Hearing - ordinary, fine distinction, loud (hearing protection required), Reaching upward and downward, Seeing - depth perception, color vision, field of vision/peripheral, Sitting , Standing, Talking - ordinary, loud/quick, Walking
  • Constantly: N/A

Environmental Conditions:

  • Occasionally: N/A
  • Frequently: Proximity to moving parts
  • Constantly: N/A

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Noise Intensity: Moderate
  • Occasionally: Office environment
  • Frequently: Production/manufacturing environment, Warehouse environment, Lab environment
  • Constantly: N/A

Notices

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

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